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Winelands in Gauteng


Kievits Kroon is a 16 hectare upmarket country estate in Pretoria, Gauteng, with superb leisure and conferencing facilities. Built in 1997, the estate once had a dedicated chapel and was a popular wedding venue, but the chapel has been converted to a multifunctional conference venue as well as chapel facility.

The estate houses a 142 luxury hotel rooms with a library bar, two restaurants, multi award winning wine list on display for selection in various of walk-in cellars on the estate, a wellness spa with superb thermae facilities including an indoor heated pool, an outdoor lap pool with heated vitality pool as well as a cocktail pool bar, a Conference Centre, and a large banqueting and events venue.

With its lush, manicured lawns, beautiful rose beds, landscaped gardens and Cape Dutch-style Manor House, Kievits Kroon is reminiscent of the wine estates of the Cape, and has been labelled ‘the Winelands in Gauteng’.

Today this luxury, award-winning hotel in Pretoria, just 45 minutes from Sandton, is acknowledged to be one of the top 10 romantic getaways in Gauteng, and one of the leading wellness spas in the country.

Kievits Kroon
Kievits Kroon
Kievits Kroon
Kievits Kroon
Kievits Kroon
Kievits Kroon

The Estate

Kievits Kroon is set on 16 ha of manicured gardens and lawn, just outside Pretoria in Gauteng. The buildings, which make up the hotel, are dotted around the estate amongst the trees and rose gardens. At the heart of the estate is the Manor House with Reception, Library Bar, and Granita Signature Restaurant and wine cellar.

The sparkling lap pool and heated vitality outdoor pool as well as the Pool Bar separate the Manor House from the Kingsley’s Restaurant complex which also houses the Lord Charles Dinning and events Venue with lounge and cocktail bar.

The Conference Centre, Winelands Spa, De Kasteel functions hall and Old Chapel are all separate standalone buildings located on the north side of the property. The accommodation units are on the south side, separated by the Manor House and swimming pool area.

Guest Reviews

“Overall a awesome venue. Gardens are beautiful. Spa facilities are awesome and we got awesome treatments. Thank you for a wonderful day! Me and my mom enjoyed it very much! The treatments and spa facilities were great.”
~ Surinak

“Great venue, great staff and excellent food! Function venue is perfect for any function. Book spa in advance for they are very busy. Architecture is fantastic – little bit of Cape Town in Gauteng – great!”
~ Elsabe

“What better way to spend a special overnight stay for your anniversary than to be pampered at the beautiful spa, enjoy an expertly prepared 6 course meal at the Granita and rest in the comfortable rooms while taking in the beautiful surroundings..Kievits Kroon: thank you for a memorable time.”
~ Samuel

“Kievits Kroon never disappoints. We have been on numerous occasions and always good. Service, food, spa facilities and staff are great. After not being there for 18 months, when we walked in to Reception, Daphne still remembered us and was very welcoming. We always have dinner at Granita, such a great experience!”
~ Celeste

“Wow! I loved every bit of my experience at Kievits Kroon, from the spa , food , drinks .. right through to the friendly staff and wonderful therapist! Thank you for the amazing experience! You will see me again! What a remarkable place!”
~ Angelique Liversage

“Absolute stunning surroundings for a quick getaway from the rat race and amenities are in very good condition! Accommodation, meals and service all of a high standard. Spa treatments were wonderfully relaxing and staff very professional Garden and surroundings gorgeous Staff are friendly and attentive to guests.”
~ Dale

“The venue is beautiful and it forces you to relax. Staff is efficient and friendly and the food in the Grantia is fantastic. The wine pairing meal is absolutely recommended. The Spa was lovely and a good way to spend the day.”
~ Denise H

“Amazing stay. Great staff. Great towels. Great Wi-Fi! “
~ Sharon

“Very relaxing break. Went to this hotel for a spa day and one night stay. The attention to detail and attentiveness of staff is second to none. Spa was amazing, very clean and so many facilities to enjoy. Dinner was superb and breakfast offered so many options according to taste. Would recommend to anyone!”
~ Yolandi M

Awards and Accolades

  • 2019 – 8th consecutive World Luxury Hotel Award – Best Luxury Country Hotel in Africa
  • 2019 – 11th consecutive Diamond Award in the Diners Club International Winelist of the Year Awards
  • 2019 – 6th consecutive TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  • 2018 – Rooms for Africa Travellers Award
  • 2018 & 2017 – Outstanding Service Award
  • 2018 & 2017 – Top Valued Establishment Award from Afristay
  • 2017 – RASA Service Excellence Award for Granita signature restaurant
  • 2016 – Luxury Travel Guide Global Awards: Luxury Retreat of the Year
  • 2012 – Imvelo Responsible Tourism Awards: Finalist – Best Single Resource Management Programme: Water Management
  • 2012 – South African Wine List of the Year Awards: 3 Flutes
  • 2012 – World Travel Awards: Nominated one of Africa’s Leading Meetings & Conference Hotels and South Africa’s Leading Spa Resort
  • 2012 – AA Travel Accommodation Awards: Hall of Fame – Country Style Retreat Large
  • 2011, 2010 & 2009 – AA Travel Guides American Express Accommodation Award – Best Large Country-Style Retreat

Corporate Social Investment

Corporate Social Investment Corporate Social Investment

Kievits Kroon has chosen to support SA CARES FOR LIFE. We donate a portion of each selected package sold. We believe in trying times that we should never forget the needs of our goodwill workers and therefore continually donate to the wonderful charitable course.

The vision of SA CARES reflects their passionate heart; Changing the Destiny of Children.

We applaud them for their mission to offer prevention programmes that equip and support parents / care givers to maintain strong families for children to grow up in, intervention programmes that protect the rights of children while ensuring that they are cared for and developed holistically, community programmes that build capacity of rural communities and specialized care programmes that build families for orphan and vulnerable children.

SA CARES form a strategic partnership to ensure that every child grows up in a family. They are leaders in establishing projects & building families to care for children at risk. Their value system pivots on teamwork, realness, excellence, transparency and growth.

At SA Cares for Life, they invest in the destinies of our children by focusing on:

  • Child survival
  • School enrolment and providing Education
  • Quality of Learning
  • Healthy Growth
  • Adult Survival

Their services includes:

  • Places of safety for abandoned and abused babies and toddlers
  • Early Childhood Development Centres in Communities
  • Clusters of Care to families in need, providing emotional support, food and clothing programmes and parental training
  • Skills training to men and woman
  • Home based skills projects, empowering men, and woman to earn an income
  • Social Services
  • Power of the Father – mentorship and skills program focused on men, taking up their rightful place in families and communities


You are welcome to visit their website for more information on the organisation:

South Africa Cares for Life – Since 1993
NPO: 18A: 130004743
Section 21: 98-23218
PBO: 18/11/13/4743


210 Amarand Avenue,
Menlyn Main,
Gauteng, South Africa, 0183
Tel: +27 (0) 12 443 6576
Contact us via what’s up on +27 (0) 60 997 5257




Kievits Kroon Gauteng Wine Estate Opportunities

At the heart of Kievits Kroon are people who strive to make guest experience their focus through initiative, innovation, creativity and talent. This commitment to excellence is a company passion, and it begins by recruiting exceptional team members who live for Kievits Kroon values and are dedicated to their own dreams of professional and personal success.

Embark on an exciting journey of growth and opportunity at Kievits Kroon.

Although the pandemic challenged us over the last year, putting people first remains our top priority. A great career is about seizing new opportunities, building meaningful relationships and being a force of good in the world.

Send us your CV in order to be considered for future positions, you can send a CV, photo and motivational letter to: